Records were broken for the third consecutive year during Birds Give Back, a day where Redbirds come together to celebrate Illinois State.
Scheduled for February 25, the event encourages individuals to support their passion on campus. The goal is to raise 2,021 gifts to correspond with the start of 2021.
Illinois State’s highly successful Redbird Philanthropy Week will be repeated this year February 22-26. The annual event is a tradition aimed at nurturing a collective sense of gratitude for the donors who enhance the Redbird experience.
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To ensure that the University is prepared to continue to support students facing unexpected financial obstacles, University Advancement is encouraging all Redbird alumni and friends to help Rebuild the Red and White.
Illinois State University concluded its largest fundraising campaign on June 30, raising $180.9 million during Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State. The historic campaign was supported by 56,143 donors.
In Fiscal Year 2020, 14,429 members of our Redbird community contributed to expanding the margin of excellence throughout campus.
Illinois State donors have been giving to the Red and White Scholarship since the fund was established in 2011 to help students with unexpected financial hardships.
Birds Gave Back now boasts back-to-back record giving days after Redbirds rose on February 27 to make 2,188 individual gifts to the University totaling $1,118,745, according to preliminary totals
Through the University-wide day of philanthropy, alumni, faculty/staff, students, parents, friends, and the community can donate funds to support their areas of interest at Illinois State.